Hip Mobility Tip #1

  One of the main things that we focus on at 13 Stripes is mobility and properly warming up and stretching before any strength or workout.  Proper focus on mobility and warm-up helps our athletes stay healthy and perform at a higher level for longer.  All of our...

Nutrition Tips – Eating Out

When people come to us looking for nutrition guidance, one of the questions that they have is how can we still be successful when eating out.  Here are a few tips that we have found helpful. Think Ahead – Check the restaurant’s menu before you go.  Look...

Do I have to be in shape to start CrossFit?

One of the most common things we hear from people is…We aren’t in good enough shape to do CrossFit! I think this common misconception comes from the fact that the majority of the people who are with us for a long time do end up being fit!  However, the...

Why rest days are important in CrossFit

We hear it all the time, why do we need to take rest days? A lot of times, as athletes, we become hooked on coming into class and working out.  Now that we offer classes 7 days a week, we see people struggle to take days off because they want to keep getting better. ...